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Hookecho
11-23-2012, 03:39 AM
Jennifer's G35 needs a new radio. The 03-05 models are plagued with Bose radio finisher boards having problems. The radio and A/C controller are integrated into the same circuit board. So when the radio starts to go out it causes the A/C to stop working also.

The only real cure is to upgrade to new stereo. In order to do that I have to buy the JDM A/C controller and JDM double din console piece used in the Skyline. Needless to say this project just cost me a small fortune.

JDM A/C controller and dash console = $350 new

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/kgrhqvhjbke_nlj6g4_bp2s28gykg_60_12.jpg

Metra ASWC Universal Car Steering Wheel Control Interface = $50

Metra stereo/speaker wire harness = $5

Antenna adapter = $5

Kenwood USB iPod interface adapter $10

Kenwood DDX419 = $300

http://www.crutchfield.com/p_113DDX419/Kenwood-DDX419.html?tp=20217

$720 Just to put a new stereo in a car. Should all be here next week. Gotta keep her happy.

The Captain
11-23-2012, 04:05 AM
Can you watch pron on it?

Hookecho
11-23-2012, 04:30 AM
I guess I should keep an emergency masturbation station in the glove box.

METDeath
11-23-2012, 05:35 AM
I knew I was forgetting something to do for my double din DVD player... I even remembered to do a parking brake bypass on it.

Hookecho
11-23-2012, 01:56 PM
I'm gonna bypass the parking brake too.

Luni
11-24-2012, 07:21 PM
LOL Bruce. My buddy Jeremy had to do the same thing with his. That damn JDM climate control is a fucker isnt it? Stupid Nissan.

CriScO
11-24-2012, 10:15 PM
That's nothing, when the heater controls go on a late 90's/early 2000's Pathfinder w/navigation you have to replace the entire nav unit. Thing is, it was considered an accessory and is no longer available. Has to be sent in and repaired, and last one we got quoted was almost $5k.

Stupid Nissan indeed. You guys wouldn't believe some of the shit they do.

underscore
11-25-2012, 12:50 AM
Stuff like this is why all car that are new now are going to suck when they get older.

Murgatroy
11-30-2012, 12:42 AM
But now it is JDM tite yo!